In 2018, Chesapeake, VA had a population of 238k people with a median age of 36.7 and a median household income of $75,790. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Chesapeake, VA grew from 235,410 to 237,820, a 1.02% increase and its median household income grew from $72,214 to $75,790, a 4.95% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chesapeake, VA are White (Non-Hispanic) (57.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (29.2%), White (Hispanic) (3.52%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.21%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.17%). 0% of the households in Chesapeake, VA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97.9% of the residents in Chesapeake, VA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Chesapeake, VA are Sentara College of Health Sciences (185 degrees awarded in 2019), Centura College-Chesapeake (162 degrees), and Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Chesapeake (90 degrees).
In 2018, the median property value in Chesapeake, VA was $265,600, and the homeownership rate was 71.3%. Most people in Chesapeake, VA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Chesapeake, VA was 2 cars per household.